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Watch a craftsman build a Ural sidecar by hand

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Jul 14th, 2012 at 10:01AM

We're in love with the Ural line. The bare-bones bikes have a rugged, no-fuss appeal, but they're also pricey. There's good reason for that: most of Ural's products are hand-built by master craftsmen. Take the video below as proof. Visitors to the Irbit, Russia facility responsible for constructing the bikes recently got to see just what goes into stitching a sidecar together. There are no robots swinging panels around or making precision welds. Just one guy, some metalworking equipment, and a little patience. The gentleman in the video manages to assemble the sidecar in just under four... Read More

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